Cardinal Gibbons, the state 3A volleyball champion, leads the annual News & Observer All-Metrro girls volleyball team.
Crusaders juniors Tori Dozier and Briley Brind’Amour are joined on the 12-player all-star team by Katja Ehlers and Kati Smith of Broughton. The Caps were the state 4A runners-up.
Apex’s Ally Beckman, a College of Charleston recruit, is the only two-time All-Metro player.
Gibbons, which won its sixth straight N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A championship, finished the season as the No. 1 team in the News & Observer rankings. Broughton was second.
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NCHSAA 1A champ Princeton was third, followed by 2A runner-up South Granville.
N&O All-Metro volleyball team
|Ally Beckman, Apex*||Sr.||Southwest Wake POTY; 368 assists, 243 kills, 126 digs.|
|Briley Brind’Amour, Cardinal Gibbons||Jr.||NCHSAA 3A MVP had 265 kills on the season.|
|Annie Carter, East Chapel Hill||Sr.||PAC-6 POTY, Clemson recruit; 479 kills, 66 blocks, 363 digs.|
|Charley Cox, Princeton||Sr.||NCHSAA 1A MVP had 785 assists on the year.|
|Tori Dozier, Cardinal Gibbons||Jr.||Setter had 498 assists for the 3A champs.|
|Kylie Grandy, Wake Forest||Sr.||Southern Miss recruit posted 533 kills, 235 digs, 54 aces.|
|Katja Ehlers, Broughton||Jr.||Hitter had 309 kills and 47 aces for 4A East runners-up.|
|Hailey Brooke McFadden, Wake Christian||Sr.||Wake Forest recruit led the state with 667 kills, was named NCISAA all-state.|
|Cass Michal, Cedar Ridge||Sr.||Had 774 assists to go along with 225 digs.|
|Annie Preddy, South Granville||Jr.||Led the NCHSAA with 1,018 assists and added 53 aces.|
|Kati Smith, Broughton||Jr.||Posted 427 assists, 181 kills, 167 digs, 53 aces.|
|Emily Stanley, Lee County||Sr.||Led Yellow Jackets to 3A East final with 494 kills, 114 aces.|
*-Two-time N&O All-Metro